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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M330
Abstract

Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.

Dates: 1947, 1951

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided...
Dates: 1933-1973

Charles Davis Papers

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Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract

The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1935-2016

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

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Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M319
Abstract

This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.

Dates: circa 1922-1999

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Lt. Cmdr. Arthur Landis, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M528
Form of Material

Slave Transfer Document, Abraham Lincoln Campaign Ribbon, Abraham Lincoln Oversized Campaign Ribbon, and a signature of General Nathan Bedford Forrest on a lined sheet of paper.

Dates: 1854; 1860; undated

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Campaign Posters

 Collection
Identifier: M636
Abstract

Two campaign posters from the newly formed Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Dates: 1964

O'Keefe Family Archive

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-032
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection centers around Jeremiah Joseph "Jerry" O'Keefe and his political career.

Other materials include: photo album & scrapbook of Mary Cahill O'Keefe; photo album of Teresa Slattery O'Keefe; Jerry O'Keefe Legislative scrapbook; Jerry O'Keefe Political Career scrapbooks (2); Collected newspapers re Biloxi Mayor Hart Chinn and John A. O'Keefe, his successor; various plaques, awards, and proclamations.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1913-2016

Joseph B. Parker Mississippi Political Campaign Materials

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM99-67
Abstract

Audio and video tapes, press releases and broadsides from the campaigns of Gov. Bill Allain, Sen. John Stennis, Haley Barbour, and Gov. Cliff Finch.

Dates: 1979-1983

John L. Pendergrass Collection of Political Campaign Materials

 Collection
Identifier: M613
Abstract

This collection contains political campaign materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.

Dates: circa 1900-2020

Political Campaign Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M408
Abstract This collection consists of information on various politicians throughout Mississippi from approximately 1904 - 1959. The materials include biographical information of politicians and election-related materials (i.e. instructions for voting). The collection also contains campaign materials such as flyers, pamphlets, handout cards, and posters. There are also a variety of newspapers that feature campaign ads. Among the politicians whose campaign materials are featured in the collection are...
Dates: circa 1904-1959

Political Materials Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-27
Abstract

Various primary source materials including: speeches, pamphlets, mailers, posters, bumper stickers, fliers, campaign & business cards, and clippings relating to National and Mississippi politics.

Dates: 1919-1920

John Elliott Rankin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M333
Abstract

Letters, speeches, publications of Mississippi Congressman Rankin.

Dates: 1932-1964

Republican Party of Forrest County Records

 Collection
Identifier: M203
Scope and Contents This collection largely consists of the 1959-1963 correspondence of Fred D. Montague and Forrest County Republican Party Chairman, Clarence E. Tolar. Most of the correspondence was received from the Mississippi Republican Party headquarters, and much of this was signed by the state chairman, Wirt A. Yerger, Jr. Letters from other individuals and organizations are present, and some outgoing correspondence is also included. Much of the earlier correspondence concerns political patronage...
Dates: 1959-1964

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1646-to date

Ronald C. "Ronnie" Shows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M360
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.

Dates: circa 1996-2003

Donald Clyde Simmons Jr., Ph.D. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-40
Abstract

Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Eugene Talmadge Pamphlets

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Identifier: M180
Scope and Contents This collection contains five campaign pamphlets, a fragmented political handbill (with pencil notes on the back by an unknown author) and a photograph of white and negro members of the Union of Georgia, an organization which promoted racial equality in the South.The campaign pamphlets are for Eugene Talmadge in his 1942 race for re-election as governor of Georgia. In "Non-Partisan Picture of Race Mixing in South," Talmadge berates Ellis Arnall, his opponent, for insisting that...
Dates: September 1942

R. Ingram Tullos Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M242
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and telegraphs written between 1934 and 1947 by Senators Pat Harrison and Theodore G. Bilbo, Governor Fielding L. Wright, J. Walter Terry, or representatives of these men. The documents were addressed to or on the subject of R. Ingram Tullos, who evidently served as a county organizer during the election campaigns of the 1930s and 1940s. Some of the correspondence concerns Tullos' assistance with Bilbo's Senatorial campaigns of 1934 and 1946 as well as with...
Dates: 1934-1947

Video Tape Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-7
Form of Material

Video tapes of television spots from campaigns of Mississippi Senator John Stennis, Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Gandy, and Democratic Presidential candidate Gary Hart. The accession also includes slides and audio cassettes of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Historic District Walking Tours for 1985 and 1986.

Dates: 1980s

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